Navigation Links
Engineering Talent Becoming Scarce Commodity; Organizations Struggling to Optimize Talent Pipelines

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Attracting and retaining top engineering talent continues to be a challenge for employers facing an increasingly competitive skilled labor market. Ultimately, company leaders need to develop savvy tactics for attracting and retaining top-level expertise and skill sets in order to bolster their engineering talent.

With many companies across key sectors such as technology and aerospace facing similar knowledge retention challenges, Best Practices, LLC conducted a primary research study on the issue. The subsequent report, "Best Practices for Developing Critical Engineering Talent," provides leaders with critical benchmarks to help in identifying successful engineering development and retention practices.

The research project showed that best-in-class leaders focus on internal development programs in order to expand their engineering talent. Also, co-op and internship programs are widely viewed as the most effective programs for attracting engineering students. Eighty-five percent of the companies participating in the study maintain both of these programs, with the collective goal being to engage and encourage new engineering talent.

Key study topical areas include:

  • Design and Effectiveness of Key Engineering Development Programs:
    • Internships/Co-ops
    • Rotational Development
    • Mentoring/Coaching
    • Leadership/non-technical Development
    • Continuing Education
    • Certificates & Professional Memberships
  • Innovation & Best-in-Class Approaches for Today's Environment

This benchmarking research drew participation from 20 leading companies. Due to the high level of response from aerospace companies, an aerospace-data segment is included in the report as well.

To access the full report, or to download a complimentary summary containing insights found in this report, click on the following link:

For more information on this study or other recent primary research studies, contact us at 919.403.0251 or to learn more about best practices in new product launches and other benchmarking insights, visit our website at

Best Practices, LLC is a leading benchmarking, consulting and advisory services firm serving biopharmaceutical and medical device companies worldwide. Best Practices, LLC's clients include all the top 10 and 48 of the top 50 global healthcare companies. The firm conducts primary research and consulting using its comprehensive proprietary benchmarking tools and analysis. The operational insights, findings and analysis form the basis for our Benchmarking Reports, databases and advisory services to support executives in commercial and R&D operations. Best Practices, LLC believes in the profound principle that organizations can chart a course to superior economic performance by studying the best business practices, operating tactics and winning strategies of world-class companies.

SOURCE Best Practices, LLC
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. HemoShear Co-Founder Presents Recommendations for Funding of Breakthrough Technologies to U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Engineering and Technology
2. A*STARs SIMTech and NUS Faculty of Engineering Launch Joint Labs to Boost Manufacturing Productivity
3. Pro-Dex, Inc. Partners with UC Irvine School of Engineering
4. The University of Sydney and ResMed partner to accelerate research in sleep-disordered breathing and biomedical engineering
5. GlaxoSmithKline and A*STARs Institute of Chemical Engineering and Sciences to Develop new Medicines for Emerging Markets
6. Martha Connolly Inducted into American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows
7. Block Engineering Announces Collaborative Agreement with Pfizer for Next Generation Cleaning Verification Technology
8. Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Substantial Losses Investing In American Oriental Bioengineering Inc. To Contact The Firm Regarding The August 22, 2012 Lead Plaintiff Deadline
9. Block Engineering Partners with SKAE and Pembroke for Quantum Cascade Laser Instrument Sales
10. China Genetic Engineering Drug Industry Report, 2011-2012
11. Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox Selected by 15 Year Old Winner of Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/25/2015)... 2015 --> ... Lizenz für das Patent über eine neue Hepatitis-B-Behandlung, welches ... innehaben, an Enyo Pharma vergeben haben. Im ... gerufenen und von Edelris gemeinsam mit seinen Partnern Inserm ... für HBV identifiziert, und es wurden neue Inhaltsstoffe entdeckt, ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... , Nov. 25, 2015 WuXi PharmaTech ... ), a leading open-access R&D capability and technology platform ... with operations in China and ... that at an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders held ... proposal to authorize and approve the previously announced agreement ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Nov. 24, 2015  Array BioPharma Inc. (Nasdaq: ... Executive Officer, Ron Squarer , will present ... New York.  The public is welcome to participate ... Array BioPharma website.Event:Piper Jaffray Annual Healthcare ConferencePresenter:  , ... 2, 2015Time:1:30 p.m. Eastern Time Webcast: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... Their Care Plan software creates an agreement between the practice owner and ... including financial, scheduling, monitoring, notification, and projections. Click here to ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... Charitable giving is at its peak during ... the last five weeks of the year totalling over $358 billion in 2014. ... the nation’s charities with those individuals who want to “give back” during the holidays. ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... 2015 , ... The hospitals and health systems on this ... care. They have received recognition for excellence from various reputable organizations in areas ... Hospital Review selected hospitals for inclusion based on national rankings and awards from ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... 2015 , ... In response to recent news highlighting Oxycodone fraud, Novus Medical ... the United States grew 400 percent between 1999 and 2010, far more than the ... percent of all fatal drug overdoses. (1) , While oxycodone and the extended release ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... , ... Serenity Point Rehabilitation, a holistic treatment center for substance abuse located ... the staff members at their recovery center. The videos highlight some of the various ... the things that make their recovery program so unique. , “Making the decision to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):